Memorial Day 2017: Take Time to Remember Our Fallen Heroes

UAW members are set to participate in this weekend’s Rolling Thunder ride. As UAW members, we know how important it is to treat Memorial Day and our nation’s fallen heroes with proper respect. Many of us will participate in ceremonies at national cemeteries, government buildings, parks and other places. Local 2069 in Dublin, Virginia, is

Labor Voices: Right to work didn’t work

The “right to work” law had recently passed in Michigan, and the expiration of our 2011 contract with Ford gave our members the legal right to leave the union. But here we are, more than a year-and-a-half removed from ratifying our 2015 contract and our membership attrition has been less than 1 percent Read more

Stop Legislation that costs taxpayers $46 billion and harms teacher pensions

Nearly five months after the Republican-controlled legislature paused their attempt to dismantle retirement savings for teachers, administrators and support staff, they’re back at it again. Corporate special interests are pushing them to slash school employees’ compensation and rob public employees of their retirement benefits. The good news is, thanks to your calls and emails, the

There’s More Than One Way to Strike

Local 2270 members Jake Guild, left, and Taylor Hoffmeyer’s four-month old daughter didn’t seem to mind the noise of the bowling alley. They were joined by Tiffany McLachlan, Betty Crawford, Jana Gilmore and (not pictured) Renee Hoffmeyer on the Local 2270 team. Local 2270 is based in Evard, Michigan. UAW Bowling Championships Feature Tough Competition,

A beautiful ceremony in a beautiful location

Weddings and reunions — the kind of functions that bring people together and create lifetime memories. One way to ensure that your function will be remembered is to have it at Black Lake. The Walter and May Reuther UAW Family Education Center in Onaway, Michigan, is available for private rentals. Many couples have taken advantage

NLRB Says Boston College Grad Workers are Employees, Moves Union Election Forward

The Boston College Graduate Employees Union – United Auto Workers (BCGEU-UAW) celebrated the National Labor Relations Board’s decision declaring the graduate workers at Boston College are considered employees under the National Labor Relations Act, and moving the process forward toward an election. The Board rejected the university’s arguments that its employees were exempt from the

Day of Action: BCTGM Nabisco Boycott is today!

We stand with BCTGM Nabisco/Mondelēz workers rallying outside the company’s shareholders meeting today. Support union workers, fight for family-sustaining jobs, only buy AMERICAN-made Nabisco snacks!  In July 2015, Nabisco (Mondelēz) announced it had decided to invest $130 million in a plant in Salinas, Mexico, instead of investing it in its iconic Southside Chicago Nabisco bakery. Mondelēz called

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